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March 29-31, 2019
MWA Annual Conference: Save the Date.

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Annapolis Chapter Meeting: Get Creative with Nonfiction

July 18, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Some of the best writing today falls within the realm of creative nonfiction. Lee Gutkind defines this popular genre, which includes memoir and literary journalism, as “true stories well told.”

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Howard County Chapter: Spoken Word, with Patti Ross, along with examples voiced by professional actor Niles Finklea

July 19, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradle Rock Way
Columbia, MD 21045-4809

MWA board member Patti Ross will give an overview of the fascinating genre of Spoken Word, and actor Niles Finklea will demonstrate how these texts are given life. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to try their own hands at Spoken word.

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Baltimore Chapter Meeting -WYPR's Aaron Henkin

July 26, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Cockeysville Recreation Center (across from the Cockeysville Library)
9836 Greenside Drive
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Have you wondered how to build rapport with an individual you don’t know but you need to interview? Aaron Henkin will guide us through the techniques of conducting an effective interview.

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Carroll County Chapter: Ever Wonder how to Self-publish a Children’s Book?

August 18, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Go on a journey with Stephanie Guzman as she shares her experience in the self-publishing world and how she went about publishing her three children's books.

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Carroll County Chapter: Open House

September 08, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library
2265 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048

Are you a writer, or do you want to be? Do you like to write novels and/or short stories? Writing can be a lonely profession when taken on by yourself, but there's a group for that! The Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Writers' Association (CCCM

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View the full calendar here.

MWA chapter meetings are open to the public and are free to MWA members and first-time guests. Returning non-members will be asked to pay $5. Non-members wishing to join MWA may do so at meetings or here

Events marked 'FYI' are not MWA events, and are provided as a courtesy for the benefit of members and supporters.



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